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A US-Europe Free Trade Deal Allows US to Rethink Immigration Policy

Iain Murray | Posted 02.19.2013 | Business
Iain Murray

Momentum seems to be gaining this week on the idea of a Transatlantic Free Trade Area (TAFTA). But if the joint White House-European Union committee exploring the topic is to be of any value, it needs to examine a key corollary to free trade -- labor mobility.

If You Can't Beat Them, Join Them

AP | DESMOND BUTLER | Posted 12.11.2012 | Business

WASHINGTON -- After years of battling each other on trade issues, U.S. and European officials are contemplating a dramatic change in direction: joinin...

Transatlantic Free Trade Must Be Done Right

Iain Murray | Posted 02.09.2013 | Business
Iain Murray

There's a buzz in both Berlin and D.C. these days for free trade as a potential path back to growth for ailing economies. Indeed, a Transatlantic Free Trade area would be a very good idea -- but a highly regulated trade area would not deliver the benefits promised.

U.S., EU Consider Free Trade Talks

Posted 11.30.2011 | Business

The United States and European Union agreed Tuesday to reduce red tape related to cargo security and pledged to work toward tearing down tariffs a...

Free Trade is Making America the New Portugal

Ian Fletcher | Posted 11.01.2011 | Business
Ian Fletcher

America doesn't need to cut itself off from the world entirely, but it does need to get wise to the fact that the rest of the world views trade (correctly) as an arena of national rivalry, and start playing the game.